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Economic hit from impasse could endure
WASHINGTON — In the grand scheme of the $16-trillion U.S. economy, the nearly three-week government shutdown and standoff over the debt ceiling may not look like much. Analysts estimate the loss at tens of billions of dollars, and reckon that much of that will be recouped in the next quarter.
By Don Lee, Jim Puzzanghera and Andrew Tangel
October 17, 2013